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Corporation of America is located in

Buford, Georgia. As a part of our global network of

ten manufacturing and assembly plants, Buford is

one source of Makita


products used on jobsites

around the world. Our product development team

works closely with engineers on jobsites to develop

products that exceed the demands of the American

contractor. Buford, Georgia is also the site of

the Makita


University, a hands-on educational

experience where customers learn the latest

technologies, products and applications.


It all started with the motor over 100 years ago.



Corporation was founded in 1915 as an

electric motor sales and repair company. Today,

as a global brand in over 40 countries, Makita



an innovation leader, manufacturing best-in-class

products at 10 plants operating in 8 countries. The

unmatched quality and durability of Makita


products is driven by the company’s strong R&D

capabilities, and have earned the trust of professional

users worldwide. Every day, on jobsites around the

world, Makita


delivers the power, performance

and durability that professional users demand with

products that are more compact, have less vibration

and feel better.


High-Strength Steel

is used to manufacture gears and armature shafts, and

graded to the highest industry standards

97% Pure Magnetic Copper Wire

delivers efficient current flow, and is engineered

to withstand extreme temperatures for maximum power

and longer life

Jobsite-Proven Lithium-Ion Battery Cells

are engineered for industrial performance and longer life


Over 100 Years of Designing and Building Motors

Highest Quality Raw Materials

More Power and Less Weight in a Compact Size

Rigorous Quality Control Standards

Built for Industrial Jobsite Demands